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      Charging stations Terminal D IAH

      Houston Feb 7, 2017 at 6:49 AM

      I am gonna have a bit of a layover in Houston before flying out of terminal D. Looking for some suggestions for a good place to have a couple of beers and possibly charge my phone. Any ideas?

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    • alligators + tourist attractions

      Tampa Jan 31, 2017 at 5:46 AM

      I have a phobia about alligators and yet I want somewhere warm for an end of Nov/Dec break. Are there any alligators on the beach at this time of the year - does anyone have personal knowledge of the situation

      Apart from Disney what other attractions are there - we would like to do some touring but looking at the crime rate in Charleston/New Orleans we are scared as we came close to being run off the road in Washington DC near the Jeffereson library Plan to stay about 2-3 weeks so could do 1000/1500 miles comfortably with hotels interspersed

      Can I add my thanks to VT which has been invaluable to me and enabled me to stay safe and see lots of places I wouldn't have seen. Only hope there is a last minute reprieve

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    • Arizona/Utha in Fall

      Arizona Jan 29, 2017 at 9:49 AM

      Hi :)

      I need some advice for travel. I want to go to Las Vegas this fall and then drive by car to Grand Canyon and etc.
      My plan looks like this:

      First Day - Pick up the Car, drive to Hoover Dam and then to Tusayan

      Second Day - Visit Grand Canyon. We are not really "hiking people", so everything that takes more thatn 2hrs round trip is probably to much.But as i seen on then internet, most places are pretty accesible by car or shuttle.

      Third Day - Drive to Page, visit the Slot Canyons arount 11 AM (tours start then). and visit Horseshoe Bend in the afternoon

      Fourth Day - Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon (about 3hrs). Anything nice to see on the way there?

      Fifth Day - Visit Bryce Canyon

      Sixt Day - Drive to Springdale for Zion NP (about 2hrs). Anything nice to see on the way there?

      Seventh Day - Zion NP (visit The Narrows)
      Eight Day - Zion NP - What should we do too?
      Ninnth Day - Spend morning in Zion then drive back to Vegas, Anything nice to see on the way there?

      What do you think, is it a good plan? Should we spend less/more at a specific place? We have read that roads in this area are usually straight and not crowded, so driving shouln't be a hussle.

      Any help is appreciated

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      Weekly rates

      International Falls Jan 26, 2017 at 12:27 AM

      Hi! Dies anyone know of a room for rent or an apartment for rent that has weekly rates? I will be staying in International Falls for 3 weeks. Staying at a hotel would be costly. Thanks!

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    • Six Nations Rugby

      San Francisco Jan 22, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      Visiting San Antonio first weekend in February but desperate to watch the England v France game on the 4th. Is there anywhere in San Antonio or immediate area that we cold do this? Many thanks

       

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      Tillicum excursion from Seattle during the week in May

      Seattle Feb 18, 2017 at 9:34 PM

      I'm going to miss this site!!!Love getting replays from locals as much as I like helping others when they come to Australia.
      Anyway.....Anyone know the best tour company to visit Tillicum? A tour that offers either a Tuesday /Wednesday or Thursday in May?

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    • alligators + tourist attractions

      Tampa Jan 31, 2017 at 5:40 AM

      I have a phobia about alligators and yet I want somewhere warm for an end of Nov/Dec break. Are there any alligators on the beach at this time of the year

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    • Footwear for end March/early April?

      Bryce Canyon National Park Jan 25, 2017 at 11:57 AM

      Do you recommend a winter hiking boot for March/April ? Also, is a down jacket warm enough?

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    • Weather and hotels

      Miami Beach Feb 18, 2017 at 8:05 AM

      Hello
      We are considering to visit Miami beach in January 2018
      Does anyone know if this is a good time for a beach holiday?
      We are living I Norway and would like to have some sun and warmth when it is winter time here.
      Does anyone have facts about a nice not to expensive hotel as well?
      Best regards
      Turid in Norway

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      Can I do Catalina and Balboa island in one day

      Newport Beach Feb 2, 2017 at 11:51 PM

      Staying at the holiday inn express Newport for 3 nights...no car...
      Already booked and paid after I realised not walking distance to beach at all...
      Can uber to Laguna one day and I thought these 2 islands would be a great idea...

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    • Weather November

      California Feb 1, 2017 at 1:44 AM

      I know I asked yesterday about Florida but we are also looking at Palm/Desert Springs California - what is the weather liable to be like in November

      Will the roads be snow free to Las Vegas and what is the weather liable to be like in Vegas in November.

      Plan to possibly fly to Los Angeles - use Desert/Palm Springs and tour from there and possibly take a few days out to visit Vegas - could even fly into Vegas if the flights were cheaper

      Many thanks for so many questions

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      April trip - Tips /Advice

      Brooklyn Jan 25, 2017 at 3:00 PM

      Just looking for any tips/advice on my forthcoming trip to NY. Am staying in Brooklyn as want to be near the Barclay Centre and staying in the Best Western Plus Prospect Park Hotel (unless anyone can recommend somewhere else) . will be there at the beginning of April, dont have a high budget so looking for bargains (arent we all). Things like best way to get around, to get from Brooklyn to NYC, restaurants/cafes to visit, only there 5 nights so want to try and do as much as possible. Also why is the site closing down?

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    • Travelling by rented car

      Miami Feb 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM

      Hello,
      We will be travelling in America this March, so we have decided to rent a car. We have heard that there are roads which require payments. 1. How can we pay these fees? Cash, credit card? Could rented car use sunpass and toll-by-plate? If yes, how to get it online? 2. What insurance car needs to have zero excess?
      Thank you in advance :)

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      subway access

      New York City Feb 3, 2017 at 7:55 AM

      Is it easier to catch the subway from John F Kennedy or LGA? thanks (typed out JFK for enough words to get it in the system.

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    • Internatiola flight to lax and then national flight

      Los Angeles Jan 26, 2017 at 10:37 AM

      We are arriving at 26.September at LAX

      Our flight - LX40 Swiss - will arrive at 4:30PM, we checked online that is usually on time.

      We want to fly the same day from LAX to Las vegas. How much stopover time should we calculate?

      Possible flights:
      7:05 PM - Delta
      9:05 PM - United
      10:40 PM - United

      We currently looking at the 7:05 PM, but we don't know, is 2.5 hrs enough for transfer - to less or to much?

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      new york or orlando

      United States of America Yesterday

      hi, we're going to the USA with our twelve year old daughter and need to choose between New York and Orlando for a four to five day trip. we need to go to indianapolis after this trip to visit relatives. Please advice as to which is the better option with respect to both, activities and expense. Thanks in advance.

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    • Yosemite Valley

      Yosemite National Park Feb 6, 2017 at 11:07 AM

      Hi,

      Me and a friend are planning of going to Yosemite valley in about a week (17-18 feb 2017). Will we be able to drive there from the west (Mariposa) without any snow chains on the car? Is the road even open?
      Thanks in advance for answer!

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    • vacation house

      by sueholcomb Online Now Jan 28, 2015 at 8:24 AM

      I am looking for a reasonably priced vacation spot for my family. We would prefer a house within walking distance to the gulf/beach. Suggestions?

      2 Answers Jan 28, 2015 at 8:56 AM
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      boat rental

      by hesterl Online Now Jul 26, 2014 at 1:33 PM

      My family rented a home in dauphin island for a week this Saturday. Is there someplace that we can rent a boat for the day or week? We have no trailer on the car, though.
      Thanks,
      Laura

    • Restaurants close to ferry?

      by jdoner Online Now Jul 23, 2014 at 8:29 AM

      Are there affordable eating places close to the ferry?

    • Water crafts

      by Chance.cooper6 Online Now Jul 13, 2014 at 4:20 PM

      How much is it to rent jet skis in Dauphin Island?
      -Chance

    • What else besides bird watching

      by Sparkey77 Online Now May 22, 2014 at 4:12 PM

      Besides bird watching what else can you do. Is there any snorkeling or para sailing?

    • Island stay

      by mcewan25 Online Now Dec 30, 2013 at 7:49 AM

      Which part of the island would you recommend for a stay for the month of March?

      1 Answer Dec 30, 2013 at 10:35 AM
    • safe to swim

      by sharonwolf Online Now Oct 6, 2013 at 2:47 PM

      We plan to rent a vacation house on the beach this coming July 2014. Is it safe to swim at the tip of the west end of the island? We are looking at a house on Velasco Court. Are the rip tides bad that close to the ocean? Would we be better renting in the center of the island?

      1 Answer May 4, 2014 at 5:36 AM
    • Need travel tips for Dauphin Island area.

      by tiglon8toto Online Now Jun 24, 2013 at 4:35 PM

      I want to see both Fort Gaines and Fort Morgan, and get the best view I can of the Sand Island and Middle Bay Lighthouses. What would be the best way to go about all of this, and can it be done in a day? Also need to know a good not-so-pricey hotel nearby, but outside of the immediate area, heading West towards LA. Any ideas? Thanks for any responses!

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      What Fort is cooler- Morgan or Gaines?

      by Amanda.greenlee Online Now Jun 13, 2012 at 9:11 PM

      Hello! :)

      We are going this weekend and we have 3 kids (1,3 and 6). The older two boys are BIG in castles right now and we just studied the civil war. So they will love these Forts. Which one is better for kids, more "wow"? More canons? Any tunnels? You can just tell me which you like for whatever reason. :)\
      We only have one morning and do not think we can do both, we are driving to Johnson's Beach, so we cross the bay anyways.

      Thank you anyone for your feedback.

    • need reservation info

      by sgkuehn Online Now Jul 18, 2011 at 8:59 PM

      I am trying to find out how to book a room at holiday isle resort. I can not find any search engine that takes me to a reservation page. I also can not find a phone number in the yellow pages. HELP! Need room Wed 7/20.

      1 Answer Jul 18, 2011 at 11:35 PM
    • "Dress-code" on the Island's beaches?

      by VonZipper Online Now Dec 1, 2009 at 6:28 PM

      I will be vacationing at a beach house there in May. My wife occasionally likes to wear a thong bikini when appropriate and acceptable. Just wondering what Dauphin Island's standards are officially and/or un-officially? Thanks.

      1 Answer May 1, 2010 at 12:24 AM
    • Things to do?

      by beachlover58 Online Now Feb 13, 2009 at 8:03 AM

      Hi,
      We are planning a family reunion- grandparents, children , grandchildren( all 9 years and under). Is there enough on the island to keep everyone busy? Ae there shops, restaurants within walking disatance?

    • Tell me why?

      by mgs8015 Online Now Aug 27, 2008 at 3:34 PM

      I'm a mid-west person(St.Louis Mo.)who had planned on visiting Satellite Beach Florida again where my sister-i- law owns a condo right on the beach.Have been there several times which I guess makes it an easy destination since I know where everything(stores,restaurants etc).
      This time a larger group of people that usual will be going which means driving instead of flying.Since it's approximately an 18hr. drive to Florida I stared looking for somewhere closer that we could go to relax and enjoy the beach with the kids.
      Not being familiar with the gulf coast area which is a seven hour shorter drive to the beach.I checked out the more popular areas Gulfport etc.When I ran accross Dauphin Island Alabama.Would someone familiar with the area please tell me I'm not dreaming!Affordable housing on a beautiful white sand beach!!Is it too good to be true or is a best kept secret?
      Any info would be greatly appreciated.Thank You

    • Waiting for the ferry

      by ksmom Online Now Jun 19, 2006 at 3:04 PM

      After parking our car in the ferry line, what is there within walking distance? Are there any little dining spots close by where we could get a drink and the kids could get a snack?? Thanks

      1 Answer Jun 19, 2006 at 3:17 PM